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Fostering Social Worker

  • Job reference: SW23012020
  • Location: Merton, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: I am recruiting for an experienced Fostering Social Worker to work within fostering , connected persons and Special Guardianship assessments for Merton Council.

This Job Description is neither exhaustive nor inclusive and may be subject to changes in order to meet requirements, changing circumstances and business demands of the service.

As a member of the Social Work Team you will be contributing towards the maintenance of high quality services and the promotion of independence of service users and their carers by assessing, support planning, monitoring and reviewing their needs and service provision in accordance with Merton's eligibility criteria.

The primary purpose of this role is to:
*Be responsible for the assessment of non-agency Special Guardians including presentation at court of these assessments
*To provide timely, accurate and precise reports for panel meetings, Court or other meetings as required
*Participation in the presentation of training for foster carers, and in the recruitment of carers that would be able to meet the varied needs of the children looked after by London Borough of Merton.
*Be responsible for the recruitment and assessment of foster carers, through a responsive system designed to maximise the number of in house carers for Merton Council.

Pay Rate - £30 p/h
Hours - 36 per week Mon- Fri
Contract - 3 Months on going

What do you need to apply?
- Fostering Social Worker experience
- HCPC / Relevant Qualification
- Car Driver/ Access to own Transport
- 2/3+ years Post qualified Experience

Contact Sam @ Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email if you wish to apply or find out more information

Benefits of working with Service care solutions
Free Payroll Service*
SCS will fund the £9 a week fee via ARCH Umbrella company! if you secure a Qualified Social worker role.
Candidate Referral Bonus
SCS offer £250 for every Qualified Social Worker you refer over to us!
(£150 after 6 weeks in the assignment and £100 after completing 12 weeks)
Find your own job bonus
SCS will offer £150 to Qualified Social Workers sourcing their own job and referring it to the agency you must be placed in the role for 4weeks before payment can be made!
Permanent Qualified Social Worker Bonus*
If you are placed in to a permanent position by SCS we will pay £250 after you have completed 12 weeks in the role!
Subsidised training
SCS will pay up to £250 each year to help with your Continuing Professional Development

Loyalty Reward Scheme
SCS will pay a "Thank you" bonus to Qualified Social Workers after each 12-month period they complete with SCS